[AusNOG] Less than 10% of IPv4 Addresses Remain Unallocated
nanog at 85d5b20a518b8f6864949bd940457dc124746ddc.nosense.org
Mon Jan 25 23:19:42 EST 2010
On Mon, 25 Jan 2010 21:15:38 +1000
Noel Butler <noel.butler at ausics.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 2010-01-23 at 19:00 +1030, Tom Lanyon wrote:
> >It's still just another cost to the ISP. If transit prices increased for an ISP then they would
> > (most likely) pass that cost on to the end-user; in that case, the
> end-user would probably have the option to move to a plan which ?
> Everything is a cost to an ISP, this is broadband everyone gets a "24/7
> on" service, there is no excuse to be charging people extra for a static
> IP,s leta lone ipv4,but i know fully well some marketing depts out
> there are going " Oh goody goody I see $$$$$$$$$$$$$$"
> That sadly is human nature
Sounds like you haven't worked for an ISP, as you don't seem to know
much about how one operates. Maybe you shouldn't be subscribed to this
> > If the cost to provide an IPv4 address goes up, surely that should be passed on the same, and the alternate option for the end-user is to move to a plan which doesn't incur that resource cost (ie. one using IPv6 instead).
> Why would they go up? is this real estate now, where ripping people off
> is the norm when there i a lack of supply.. profiting I believe they
> call it :)
> Kind Regards,
> SSA Noel Butler
> L.C.P No. 251002
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